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split

noun aperture, bifurcation, bisection, breach, break, chasm, chink, cleavage, cleft, crack, crater, crevice, cut, detachment, dichotomy, difference, dilaceration, dimidiation, diremption, disagreement, disassociation, discerption, disconnection, disengagement, disjunction, dismemberment, disruption, dissection, dissension, disseverance, disunion, divarication, divergence, division, divorce, divulsion, faction, fissura, fissure, fork, fracture, furrow, gap, gash, gulf, hiatus, incision, interruption, partage, partition, perforation, quarrel, rent, rift, rima, rip, scission, scissura, scissure, sect, segmentation, segregation, separation, severance, slit, slot, subdivision, sunderance, variance
Associated concepts: split among the Circuit Courts, split in authority, split sentence, splitting a cause of action

split

verb abscind, allocate, allot, apportion, assign, bisect, break, break with, carve, chop, cleave, crack, cut, deal, detach, dichotomize, diffindere, disconnect, disjoin, dispense, dissect, dissever, distribute, disunite, divide, dole, fissure, fracture, give way, hack, halve, hew, incise, intersect, isolate, lance, mete, open, parcel out, part, part company, partition, rend, rift, rip, rive, rupture, scindere, section, segment, segregate, separate, sever, share, shiver, slash, slice, slit, snap, splinter, subdivide, sunder, tear, unbind, untie
Associated concepts: split a cause of action
See also: alienation, apportion, argument, bifurcate, break, controversy, cross, detach, dichotomize, dichotomy, disaccord, disagree, disagreement, disassociation, discord, discrepancy, disjoint, divide, division, divisive, estrangement, feud, force, isolate, mete, part, partial, rend, rift, schism, separate, separation, sever, sort, subdivide, variance
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It was the first dissent since a series of 7-2 split votes at the end of 2014.
He took a gamble that his proposal could get the required majority of the BoJ's policy board and barely made it, presiding over the first split vote on his main policy framework since he took the helm of the central bank in April 2013.
The July meeting marked the first split vote in nearly a year
A three-year contract with a third-party video production company, CGI Communications, was approved by selectmen last week in a split vote.
The split vote is a neutral outcome for Boeing, which needs support from its engineers to help resolve battery problems that have grounded all 787 Dreamliners.
A MEMORIAL to people tortured and killed as witches will not be built in a village after a split vote in a referendum.
Astonishingly, the three judges gave the decision to Sturm on a 2-1 split vote, and there was nothing the gallant Macklin could do but lick his wounds and demand a rematch as soon as possible.
Optimer executives say the advisory panel's split vote on the issue of recurrence reflected uncertainty over the wording of the question and not doubt about fidaxomicin's superiority in preventing the recurrence of diarrhea.
At the March policy meeting, the BOJ policy makers decided in a split vote to double to 20 trillion yen the funds available to banks for the three-month loan program, and reiterated that the bank would keep an ''extremely accommodative financial environment'' to defeat deflation.
When the vote was held, the diplomat said, Hussain was surprised at the split vote among NAM members, with Cuba voting no, India yes and Egypt, Pakistan and South Africa abstaining.
Liverpool captain Gerrard could benefit from a split vote for United players as David Ginola did during the 1999 treble-winning season.